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NHS braced for possible repeat of cyber attack chaos on Monday

Dr Dreyfus said Windows computers that don't have the latest security patches were vulnerable to the bug, urging Australians to ensure their antivirus software was up to date. He declined to identify clients that had been affected. The "unprecedented" ransomware cyberattack has hit as many as 200,000 victims in over 150 countries, Europe's leading security chief said on Sunday and warned of another "imminent attack".


What is Amazon Prime Reading? Amazon's new free reading service explained

What is Amazon Prime Reading? Amazon's new free reading service explained

Amazon is expanding its Prime Reading service to Prime subscribers in the United Kingdom, the first market since the feature's initial launch in the US last September. Prime Reading is being added to the Prime membership arsenal at no additional cost, meaning you get it as part of the existing Prime pricing structure, which is £7.99 a month or £79 a year.


Google Announces Android Go for Low-End Devices & Emerging Markets

Google Announces Android Go for Low-End Devices & Emerging Markets

To support Android Go Google will be releasing a specific set of Go optimised Android Apps to enhance the experience for users. Facebook has its own version of this feature in its Moments app. A feature called Google Play Protect, meanwhile, will scan all your apps for malicious software. Settings for WiFi, hot spots and mobile data, for example, are now collected together in a "Network & Internet" tab.


NHS trusts recover from ransomware attack, few still using paper

NHS trusts recover from ransomware attack, few still using paper

Chinese media reported Sunday that students at several universities were hit, blocking access to their thesis papers and dissertation presentations. Intelligence agencies, of course, are unlikely to acknowledge that cybersecurity should be valued over spying anytime soon, though, so really, the next ransomware attack is just a matter of time.


Cyber attack: Disruption to NHS services across region

Cyber attack: Disruption to NHS services across region

The attacks exploited the computers because they were running outdated versions of Microsoft's Windows operating system. "The numbers are going up; I am anxious about how the numbers will continue to grow when people go to work and turn (on) their machines on Monday morning".


PWR BTTM's music is being taken down

PWR BTTM's music is being taken down

PWR BTTM's previous records, released by Father/Daughter Records, have also been removed from iTunes and Apple Music. But all the love from tastemakers and industry players came to a screeching halt last week when sexual assault allegations surfaced against singer Ben Hopkins.